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In memory of Patrick Moore
Mon Dec 10, 2012 10:52am

 

 

The spacecraft reveals dramatic weather changes on Saturn's largest moon
Fri Nov 30, 2012 5:03pm

The spacecraft reveals dramatic weather changes on Saturn's largest moon.

 

Mon Nov 19, 2012 2:38pm

The Astronomer Royal discusses his latest lecture event

The SpaceX entrepreneur speaks at London's Royal Aeronautical Society
Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:55am

The SpaceX entrepreneur speaks at London's Royal Aeronautical Society

Tue Nov 13, 2012 10:54am

The latest news from the International Astronomy Show

Wed Oct 24, 2012 3:20pm

NuSTAR is the first scope capable of capturing images of high-energy X-rays

 

Earth mass planet uncovered around nearby star
Wed Oct 17, 2012 11:10am

Astronomers using a telescope at the La Silla observatory, in Chile, claim to have discovered an approximately one Earth mass planet orbiting the nearby star Alpha Centauri B. The planet, known as Alpha Centauri Bb, speeds around its parent star in 3.2 days and occupies an orbit that is far closer to Alpha Centauri B than Mercury is to our own Sun.

After two month's on Mars, we look at the rover's greatest discoveries so far
Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:29am

After two month's on Mars, we look at the rover's greatest discoveries so far

Celebrate World Space Week
Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:50am

The world's largest public space event

The rover has sent back the first ever imagesfrom Mars that show this type of ge
Fri Sep 28, 2012 2:09pm

The rover has sent back the first ever images from Mars that show this type of geological feature

New research presents more evidence for lithopanspermia
Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:19am

New research presents more evidence for lithopanspermia theory

The winning images from this year's competition
Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:53pm

The winning images from this year's competition

All the news from last night's awards ceremony
Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:29pm

All the news from last night's awards ceremony

The Plough startrails
Tue Sep 18, 2012 4:23pm

Sky at Night Magazine's features editor Will Gater gives his imaging tips

Patrick Moore selects another 50 objects for his latest observing challenge
Fri Sep 14, 2012 2:44pm

Patrick Moore selects another 50 objects for his latest observing challenge

Watch the latest timelapse film from acclaimed astrophotographer Miguel Claro
Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:30am

Watch the latest timelapse film from acclaimed astrophotographer Miguel Claro

The sale will take place in Folkestone this September
Wed Aug 29, 2012 1:40pm

The sale will take place in Folkestone this September

Young people join forces to create a vision of the future
Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:39am

Young people join forces to create a vision of the future

After its historic transit, Venus hits the headlines once again
Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:39am

After its historic transit, Venus hits the headlines once again

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